Blossoms and Blessings Designs

Nativity

© 2001 by Becky Dempsey

Flesh = Domino Pearl Cotton 12 #252
Mary = Oren Bayan Pearl Cotton 12 #301
Joseph = Oren Bayan Pearl Cotton 12 #833
Barn = Oren Bayan Pearl Cotton 12 #116

S/R = Split ring
JK = Josephine Knot
SLT = Shoe Lace Trick (switches working shuttle)

Mary
S/R 7/11 clr
Ch 12-6-9 SLT
JK 9 clr SLT
Ch 2 Join to base of S/R
Tie & Cut.

 Joseph
S/R 9/13 clr
Ch 14-8-11 SLT
JK 9 clr SLT
Ch 4 Join to base of S/R
Tie & Cut.

Barn
R 18 ds clr
*S/R 9/9 clr *
Repeat ** 7 more times
R 18 ds clr
Repeat ** 5 more times
S/R 9/5+4 clr (to "back" picot on Mary)
S/R 9/4+5 clr (to "front" picot on Mary)
S/R 9/5 (R 7-6-7 clr) 4 clr (use shuttle #2 for "manger" ring)
S/R 9/3+6 clr (to "front" picot on Joseph)
S/R 9/6+3 clr (to "back" picot on Joseph)
Repeat ** 5 more times. Join between 1st R and S/R.
Tie & Cut.